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to 10 inches right along the central portion into eastern sections of harford harford. east of us a lot less. salisbury less than an inch. ocean city had almost nothing to this point, but probably see that change tonight. bernadette joins me with a look at the updated numbers and also dealing with the winds. bernadette? >>> over nine incheses of rain. annapolis. these have leveled off. with the new round coming in, these are going to come up. this has jumped over two inches in hagerstown and all of them will be rising. we have flash flood warnings in effect for the green counties and a tornado watch that's been pulled back, just these counties in this section. that's until 7:00 tonight and coast -- coastal flood warnings. we've seen winds sustained generally 15 to 20 miles an hour. that will continue through the evening hours. the water will pile up for the next high tide. we'll see changes but not until tomorrow. we'll have a full forecast coming up shortly. right now, back to you. >> thank you. first warning weather coverage continues with captain mike perry. captain, mike? >> i don't
>> reporter: denise, the commissioner told us tonight that gun used was so small, you could fit it in the palm of your hand. now, the gunman had a concealed weapons permit for about the past four years in virginia. but he had no record of doing anything violent. and the commissioner doesn't believe he planned this either. >> one day after the terrifying lockdown at world-renowned johns hopkins hospital, new information is coming to light about paul partis, the gunman who shot his elderly mother's doctor, then killed her and himself. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting his mother that, he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say partis was distraught over has 84-year-old mom's prognosis, and used a 32-caliber, cal tech semi automatic handgun, like this one, to shoot dr. david cohen, who will survive. partis' gunman said -- neighbor said he will survive. >> i think he felt like he might have been partially responsible. >> partis had no criminal record. the incident rattled the nerves of those who are simply trying to get back to norm
is in the newsroom with details for us. mary? >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim stumbled into a carryout store after somebody shot him several times. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene as police responded over the 1500 block of braddish court around 1:00 this afternoon. officers found the victim lying injured on the ground. medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. right now, police say they're searching for at least one suspect. denise, back to you. >> tonight, police say they do not have a motive for the shooting. >>> an man spends a few days out. tonight, he's back behind bars. but as gigi barnett explains, the family is upset the victim got out in the first place. >>> over the labor day holiday, james william king had several days of freedom. he's been behind bars since august 17th, when anne arundel county police arrested him for shooting and killing 43-year- old calvin young. but a judge released him friday. prosecutors didn't know king was free. and the victim's family didn't know either. >> we were surprised that he was allowed to be out. and we didn't expect
the candidates. both are attorneys so they're used to making arguments, this time they're doing it in front of the voters asking for their support. they're running on the same record, patricia jessamy's record says it's a great one. it's a choice for voters, 15-year incumbent patricia jessamy running on her record, both hit polling places to ask for votes. the campaign has been anything but friendly with -- >> i know what i'm doing, i'm getting violent criminals off of the streets. she's has had the backing of religious leaders and he has the support of the police union the state's attorney's office has been unable to work with law enforcement >> reporter: he's raised more money while her adds have defended her record. both of the can dates -- candidates have been out making their case like they would to a jury on why the voters should choose them, it's going to be a long night waiting for the results. >> thank you. it's a very big night for voters in baltimore county as well. in towson they're watching the race for baltimore county executive, two democrats from two very different backgrou
at college. now her death is sparking some action. mary joins us now with the fallout on the murder of yeardley love. >> a college campus dedicates an entire day to improving campus safety and preventing violence. it's happening now at the university of virginia, five months after the death of yeardley love. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating when police say her ex-boyfriend, attacked and killed her inside her off-campus apartment. >> beautiful young woman who had everything going for herself. there's no reason she shouldn't be here. >> today's students, faculty and staff, participated in an event called day of dialogue. featured discussions, a resource fair and a public art project called lines of darkness and light that veiled the collins university historic rotunda with black fog. both love and huguely played well cross at uva. they said today, athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, as you looked around here, craig l
-threatening injuries and have been transported to area hospitals. firefighters and rescuers are using ladders. the maryland state police tell us adults and children were onboard, and we believe there are 12 patients. it's unclear if the bus landed on other cars when it fell or -- they do know the ntsb is head together scene to investigate the cause of this crash. denise? >> wjz has complete coverage of the bus accident. captain mike perry, you have a good view. tell us what you know. >> reporter: we see at least a dozen pieces of fire apparatus still on the scene. you see that in the foreground. they will be using that to lift that bus over the jersey barrier and back onto the highway once they clear the scene. at this point if the ntsb is involved, i have not heard that they're on the scene and we have not seen them at the moment. the maryland state police still being the lead investigator. because this is a tour bus possibly from another state, there is a strong possibility the ntsb could be involved because it's commercial transportation. just the gridlock roads is the main thing. the scen
limitations on pesticides have made killing them more difficult. costing the u.s. $258 million last year. >> immediately bagged up any of the materials that were in the near proximity to that book. bagged themuf and removed them from the building. >> reporter: right now, all of the contaminated books are in this truck, which is baking in the sun in the inside of a parking lot. once the inside reaches 120 degrees, the critters should die. but the sun and containment aren't the only remedies. all eight have been sprayed with pesticides. >> they don't know what causes a.l.s. and parkinsons. but some have tie today to that stuff. >> reporter: but most are confident in the cleanup. >> it's a nice, quiet, relaxing environment. >> you're going to keep using it? >> yes. >> some might think it's overkill the way we've addressed the problem. but we think it's something if handled quickly, we're going to be better off for it. >> reporter: as a courtesy to library users, the urbana library is planning to wave all late fees until friday. and it could be open as early as sometime tomorrow. reporting
city. and man wale gale us has more. but first, let's go to adam may. >>> you name it, we have seen it here in ocean city. started rainy. then it was greery. now, it's sunny. big waves making for dangerous water conditions. >>> at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach. >> waves are probably some of the biggest i've ever seen. and it's pretty eerie. >> reporter: dangerous riptides prompted officials to prohibit swimming for a second day in a row. but some risked it anyway. >> it's crazy. >> one man was even arrested for skinny dipping with hurricane earl. there was no -- there there were no serious rescues at all during the hurricane. and it was almost like a tourist attraction, drawing people to the beach to see waves they've never seen like this in their lifetime. >> the waves are absolutely beautiful. >> reporter: the mayor says hurricane earl could have damaged beach front businesses, if not for a million dollars spent every year on beach front projects. they keep the dunes high and the water where it belongs. >> there were a lot of properties on the ocean f
. employees used the acid to make etchings into stone. >> authorities are not concerned aboutap explosion. but they are worried about the safety of crews inside. this acid can cause respiratory arrest and burn right through the skin to the bone. >> but we do have our medical director and ems personnel on site here to actually manage any medical crisis should it occur as a result of this spill. >> hazmat specialists use a base to neutralize the acid; meanwhile, investigators are still trying to figure out what caused such a massive spill. >> reporter: private contractors will come in and remove the substance. despite all of the potential danger we saw today, no one was injured. we're live in southwest baltimore, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> okay, weijia, thank you. the other businesses that were evacuated include a small recording studio, a hardware warehouse, and a countertop manufacturer. >>> tonight, there are more casualties from a devastating barn fire just over the maryland border. mary is in the newsroom with the latest. >> the number reported dead in the charlestown fire h
evacuated. >> moments ago, police alerted us that that guy did die from his gunshot wounds. we are hoping to have more information. meanwhile, downtown silver spring, a chaotic mess. in and out of the downtown area here have been closed as police deal with this situation. they're still in the building. checking out any further possible incendiary device. >> it operates cable and satellite net works in the united states including tlc. >>> complete coverage continues with sky eye chopper 13. and captain mike perry live above the scene for us. >> we heard derek say that the suspect had been shot. the police armored personnel was facing the opposite direction a few moments ago. we saw three tactical officers walk into the building. we did not sigh anyone that looked like a civilian or hostage, walk out from this side. and this is the georgia avenue side. it is unclear at this point where police have evacuated those hostages. apparently still an ongoing situation. because whatever the man had strapped to him, they are treating as if it were a potential explosive device. and that is why they ar
, who advised she had beaten her aunt with a club, the device use of usually used -- device usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia was struck in the head multiple times. according to charging documents, she hit her aunt with a club and the woman was lying on the floor in the front room, where they also found the club steering wheel locked with blood on it. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood ask blood spatder patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name was here, told the 911 operator, quote, i hit my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in custody on murder charges. >>> and as of now, city police have no motive for the beating. back to you. >> thank you very much, pat. >>> a tragic ending to a football viewing party in anne arundel county. county police say a group of friends was watching football at the pier 7 marina in edgewood tonight. after the game, french-year-old jeff rae of -- 47-year-old jeffrey fitzgerald. russian crews later found fitzgerald's body under the pier
:00 a.m. friday. >> this storm is definitely going to zoom on by us. but passing by close to 150 miles offshore. winds are still a factor here. let's talk about them. southerly winds, as the storm starts to approach the mouth of the bay. the counter clockwise rotation will push as far up into northern baltimore county. the storm is going to generate tides, maybe 1 to 3 feet above average. the coastal flood advisories are in effect only until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. and it was pushed into the bay. eventually gets pushed out of the bay. starts to pull it out again. again, until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, the coastal flood advisories are in effect. >>> as far as the plot of this storm, all of the models keeping it well offshore. but again, tropical storm force winds, extend 205 miles out from the center of the storm. hurricane force winds extend about 70. even with the passing out that far, we're still going to see the impact along the shore. >>> first warning weather coverage continues with adam may, who is live in ocean city. where emergency plans are already under way. >> waters a
would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. >>> mary joins us now with more. >>> days after the nearly abandoned towson complex was auctioned off, a new apartment complex was auctioned. and officials are ready for more luxury. >>> developers and county officials are standing inside this building. it is called the palisades of towson. 351 studio. they're filled with amen its, including custom closet organizing systems. bamboo flooring. kohler fixtures in bathrooms. and an automated parking garage that parks your car for you. >> all of this in the heart of towson. today, we're taking another giant step forward in the renaissance of towson and changed the skyline of this community with the opening of this new, beautiful apartment complex. >>> on tuesday, towson saw what doesn't happen. shoppers now lured to the luxury ring in towson town center. developers and county officials are betting on it. >>> almost. 500 million have taken place. >>> apartments for the palisades start at just over $1200 a month for a studio and go up to 2400 for a two-bedroom ap
. police say a man fired one shot at has ex-girlfriend, using a high-powered rifle. it happened near tilden middle, which were both locked down for three hours. the lockdown was lifted this afternoon. and students were sent home with a heavy police presence. the intended victim was not struck by the gunfire. denise? >> thank you, kai. a short time ago, the suspect turned himself in to police without incident. >>> a somber start to the new year at loyola university here in baltimore. a 20-year-old senior is found dead inside his dorm room. wjz is live near the campus now. weijia jiang has more on how students are coping with this sudden loss. weijia? >> reporter: vic, at this very moment, hundreds of students are at a memorial to remember a young man who was well-known, well-liked and less than a year from gradualitying -- graduating. >> reporter: on the first day of classes, an almost tangible sadness surrounds campus. the community is dealing with the sudden passing of 20-year- old evan gerardi. he was found in his dorm room, unresponsive, and without vital signs. just hours later, hundred
the watches and warnings for us is bob turk. >> we do have heavy rain in portions of the region. take a look at radar, around washington county and western fredrick county, it continues to rain out there from hancock to fredrick. they've had heavy rain in the last hour. south of the baltimore metro area and south washington from east to cambridge and across southern portions of the western shore just a few light sprinkles and showers showing up right now. but i think we do have a possibility of heavy rain later on tonight. because of that there are watches and advisories in effect. bernadette woods is live to look at the region for tonight. >> bob was describing with all of the heavy rain. with all the heavy rain we did have flood flash warnings in effect for a lot of the area. we could see more warnings posted as we head through the morning hours into tomorrow morning. coastal flood warnings in effect for all of the towns and the cities. it's tapping into even more offshore, so we're going to see rounds of heavy rain continue on and off. >> thank you very much bernadette and bob. check on t
. >> reporter: people outside the mall today say it is a concern, especially since guns were used in some of those holdups. >> it does bother me. because i come out here with my daughter. so i'm kind of standoffish now. >> the mall says it continues to work closely with western district police to provide a safe environment for its shoppers and merchants. as well as policemen patrolling the center. police believe there are three separate groups committing the crimes. >> two of the suspect groups displayed false weapons. another group pretends to buy a watch and pulls out a handgun. >>> police identified two suspects so far and are searching for them. this woman says she was a victim just outside the mall. >> my pocketbook was snatched right here. they have a police station right here. and it happened right at this bus stop. >> reporter: in west baltimore, suzanne collins, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, police say they want to stress, despite these mondawmin holdups, commercial robberies are down in the city. >>> captain mike perry with more. >> reporter: it wasn't clear initially what firef
's discretionary income maybe not quite where it used to be. but then some people stay closer to home than going away for their vacation. so i think it all evens out. >>> and at the end of the day, everybody is a little tuckered out. certainly a sign of a good time. >> reporter: the 11-day run ends tonight. officials are hoping attendance will top 400,000. reporting live from timonium, at the maryland state grounds, i'm pat warren. back to you, vic. >> looks like she even had fun out there today. >> yeah. who would not. >>> still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. >>> it wasn't a big deal. i could feel it. i don't know why. >>> wild kingdom. a boy attacked by a sea lion at the zoo. what he thinks set the animal off. >>> what caused the gulf oil disaster. >>> i'm ron matz in fells point. and ravens fans are revved up. the start of a new season just seven days away. the story coming up right here on wjz. >>> and will this beautiful weather continue the rest of the week? don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> tell could have been the key to what c
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